Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Developer
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 42 38
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 109 65 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 7.50% 5.51% 7.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.79% 5.66% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 98 68 103
Southampton median annual salary £52,500 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £37,250
90th Percentile £68,250 £65,000 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1,400 1,149 1,513
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 97.46% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,245 1,055 1,429
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -1.84%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Southampton

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Southampton.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Southampton

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Southampton over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Southampton

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Southampton region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 67 (61.47%) .NET
2 59 (54.13%) C#
3 49 (44.95%) MVC
4 47 (43.12%) JavaScript
5 43 (39.45%) HTML
6 40 (36.70%) CSS
6 40 (36.70%) AngularJS
7 37 (33.94%) Degree
7 37 (33.94%) ASP.NET
8 33 (30.28%) Java
9 31 (28.44%) SQL
9 31 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (27.52%) HTML5
11 29 (26.61%) TDD
12 28 (25.69%) Computer Science
13 26 (23.85%) WPF
13 26 (23.85%) Git (software)
13 26 (23.85%) Software Engineering
14 23 (21.10%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (20.18%) CSS3
15 22 (20.18%) SQL Server
15 22 (20.18%) OO
16 20 (18.35%) Spring
16 20 (18.35%) RESTful
16 20 (18.35%) Microsoft Azure
16 20 (18.35%) NoSQL
17 19 (17.43%) ASP.NET Web API
17 19 (17.43%) WCF
18 17 (15.60%) Mathematics
18 17 (15.60%) Web Development

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.67%) CMS
3 3 (2.75%) Confluence
3 3 (2.75%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.92%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (10.09%) GitHub
4 8 (7.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (5.50%) SaaS
6 2 (1.83%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.92%) IaaS
7 1 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) Broadband
1 1 (0.92%) HTTP
1 1 (0.92%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.18%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.35%) NoSQL
3 16 (14.68%) Relational Database
4 14 (12.84%) Big Data
5 11 (10.09%) Hadoop
5 11 (10.09%) RDBMS
6 7 (6.42%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.92%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 26 (23.85%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.84%) Subversion
3 10 (9.17%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.17%) JUnit
3 10 (9.17%) Maven
4 9 (8.26%) Eclipse
5 8 (7.34%) JIRA
6 7 (6.42%) Jasmine
6 7 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (5.50%) Gradle
8 5 (4.59%) NUnit
8 5 (4.59%) Selenium
9 3 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.92%) Grunt
10 1 (0.92%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.92%) Protractor
10 1 (0.92%) QUnit
10 1 (0.92%) Spock
10 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.92%) webpack
General
1 14 (12.84%) Finance
2 12 (11.01%) Electronics
3 10 (9.17%) Retail
4 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.92%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (61.47%) .NET
2 43 (39.45%) HTML
3 40 (36.70%) AngularJS
3 40 (36.70%) CSS
4 37 (33.94%) ASP.NET
5 30 (27.52%) HTML5
6 26 (23.85%) WPF
7 23 (21.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (20.18%) CSS3
9 20 (18.35%) RESTful
9 20 (18.35%) Spring
10 19 (17.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (17.43%) WCF
11 17 (15.60%) Node.js
12 11 (10.09%) J2EE
12 11 (10.09%) React
12 11 (10.09%) XML
13 9 (8.26%) SWT
14 7 (6.42%) jQuery
14 7 (6.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.69%) Computer Science
2 15 (13.76%) Mobile App
3 13 (11.93%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.59%) User Experience
6 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.67%) RIA
7 1 (0.92%) Fintech
7 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.60%) Windows
2 12 (11.01%) Linux
3 9 (8.26%) Mac OS
3 9 (8.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.95%) MVC
2 31 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (26.61%) TDD
4 26 (23.85%) Software Engineering
5 22 (20.18%) OO
6 17 (15.60%) Mathematics
6 17 (15.60%) Web Development
7 15 (13.76%) Mobile Application Development
8 14 (12.84%) Domain-Driven Design
8 14 (12.84%) OOP
9 13 (11.93%) BDD
10 12 (11.01%) Scrum
11 10 (9.17%) Front End Development
12 9 (8.26%) UML
13 8 (7.34%) Coaching
14 6 (5.50%) API Development
14 6 (5.50%) E-Commerce
14 6 (5.50%) Multithreading
14 6 (5.50%) OOD
14 6 (5.50%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 59 (54.13%) C#
2 47 (43.12%) JavaScript
3 33 (30.28%) Java
4 31 (28.44%) SQL
5 14 (12.84%) F#
6 12 (11.01%) C++
6 12 (11.01%) Python
7 10 (9.17%) VB.NET
8 8 (7.34%) Go
9 7 (6.42%) TypeScript
10 6 (5.50%) Java 8
11 3 (2.75%) ES6
11 3 (2.75%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.83%) Ruby
13 1 (0.92%) Groovy
13 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (33.94%) Degree
2 11 (10.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.83%) PhD
4 1 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) GDPR
2 1 (0.92%) DICOM
System Software
1 13 (11.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (11.93%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.92%) Graphite
Vendors
1 15 (13.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.34%) Google
3 5 (4.59%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.83%) Capita
5 1 (0.92%) ATG
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle
5 1 (0.92%) Telerik